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NMA threatens indefinite strike in Benue over abduction of member

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Benue State branch, has threatened to declare an indefinite strike over the abduction of a Medical Doctor by unknown gunmen in Ukum Local Government Area,

Solution to brain-drain: Government must prioritise healthcare financing, NMA says

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) says prioritising healthcare financing by all tiers of governments is critical to reversing brain-drain in the health sector. The association said this in a communique

24-Month Salary Arrears: Abia doctors protest again

Medical Doctors in Abia State, Thursday, barricaded the entrance gate to Abia Government House Umuahia, to protest 24-month salary arrears owed medical and non medical staff of Abia State University

NMA raids illegal clinics, quack doctors in Aba

The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, on Thursday, swept into action as it raided clinics in Aba, and fished out some alleged quack doctors. According to Vanguard newspaper, a number of

2023 election: NMA pledges support to presidential candidate with good plans for healthcare

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, on Tuesday said it would only support presidential candidates whose blueprint in the health sector addresses the nation’s current health challenges and in line with

NMA kicks against FG-sponsored bill on establishment of traditional medicine board

Faults non immortalization of Stella Adadevoh, 8 yrs after The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has decried the action of the federal government in sponsoring a bill on the Establishment of

Abia loses 2 medical doctors every month to brain drain – NMA

The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, has disclosed that no fewer than two medical doctors leave Abia State in search of greener pastures abroad every month. Chairman of NMA, Abia State,

Now, you can “Ask The Doctor”

As NHO introduces new column for readers to access medical advice Got a health question? Allow NHO to help. From Monday, August 15, our new column “Ask The Doctor” will

NMA decries aggression against government health workers

 says personnel are overstretched because of brain drain The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has urged members of the public to stop venting their anger or inflicting injuries on  medical practitioners

NMA urges vaccinated Nigerians not to stop COVID-19 preventive measures

The President, Nigerian Medical Association, Prof. Innocent Ujah, has warned the public, especially those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, not to stop observing preventive measures, thereby carelessly exposing themselves

NMA condemns murder of Akunyili, demands justice

              The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Thursday condemned the gruesome murder  of one of her members, Dr Chike  Akunyili, widower of  Late Prof Dora

Why Nigerian doctors must embrace technology -Experts

Medicine has continued to change at an unprecedented pace right from the first industrial revolution to the fourth industrial revolution. And for healthcare professionals especially the medical doctors to deliver

NMA urges police to upgrade medical services

The Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA)  today called on the leadership of the Nigeria Police to upgrade the Police Medical Services in the state to compete

Relaxing COVID-19 lockdown at communal infection stage is dangerous, NMA warns govt

Describes  Bauchi Governor’s order for use of Chloroquine and Zithromax as improper and unethical The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), on Friday May 1, spoke against the decision of the Federal

COVID-19: Nigeria’s situation report

NMA demands unified lockdown, decries FG’s poor handling of pandemic The Nigerian Medical Association has warned President Muhammadu Buhari-led government over the poor handling of the Coronavirus pandemic in the

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Gunmen abduct doctor in Yola

 Demand N10 million ransom   Gunmen stormed the house of a medical doctor in Yola in the early hours of Sunday and abducted a medical doctor. Sources said the gunmen

NMA warns FG not to acceed to JOHESU ‘s demand on salary parity

… threatens Doctors’ strike The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has warned the Federal Government not to yield to demands by the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) for a pay parity

Meningitis: NMA blames FG for death toll

says immunisation is belated slams Zamfara gov. for attributing toll to punishment from God links suicide with mental health issues ABUJA – The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Friday, blamed the

NMA decries low health budget

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to increase budgetary allocation to the health sector to improve healthcare delivery in the country. Dr Aniekeme Uwah,

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6 doctors die in fatal auto crash

The Nigerian medical community was thrown into mourning yesterday following reports that six senior doctors from Ekiti state had died in a fatal accident involving the 13-passenger bus in which

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Please don’t go on strike, Buhari begs doctors

ABUJA:President Muhammadu Buhari earlier today pleaded with Nigerian resident doctors to shelve their plan to embark on a strike from April 25 and give his government a chance to address

Commonwealth Medical Association lauds Buhari’s health ministers

The Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA) has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing competent professionals as ministers to oversee the affairs of the health ministry. The association gave the commendation in

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Why doctors’ strike persists – NMA President

The President of the Nigerian Medical Association, Dr. Kayode Obembe says incessant strikes by Nigerian doctors have persisted because government is still not fulfilling its promises to them. Speaking on